Community e-Newsletter

Monday, February 28, 2011 Fall-Winter 2010   VOLUME 1 ISSUE 4  
Community Health
Calendar of Events
Community Resources
2010 Affordable Health Care Act
The Dangers of Salt
Youth are our Future
Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Participates in Hypertension Sunday: Impressions of a Medical Student
Wide Health Disparities
Healthier Neighborhood Programs Drawing Millions from Foundations
Asthma Resources
Cancer Resources
Cardiovascular Resources
Diabetes Resources
Stroke Resources
Upcoming Events
Ethnic Health Institute Website
Alta Bates Summit Website
Diabetes Resources

At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Diabetes Center offers classes and personal assistance as well as support groups for adults with diabetes and their families. Please call for more information or ask your doctor for a referral.
(510) 204-1081
Other Resources
Alameda County Public Health Department Diabetes Program provides self-management education classes and in-home case management for people with diabetes.
(510) 385-5185
American Diabetes Association sponsors diabetes related educational events.
(800) 232-3472
American Dietetic Association will connect you with a dietician.
(800) 366-1655
Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association (DESA) is an exercise and activity resource for people with diabetes.
Diabeteswatch Web Information
(866) GO-INSULIN(464-6785)
Family Bridges Diabetes Education Center offers both self-management classes and one-on-one individualized sessions. Both services are available in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin). Accepts both self referrals and doctor referrals.
(510) 419-0888
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
(301) 654-3327


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